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Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in swing states controlled by republican legislatures like pennsylvania's voter i.d. law. what is the purpose of that law again pennsylvania's republican house majority leader? >> voter i.d. which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania. done. >> jon: but hey -- (laughter). -- this is just between us chickens, right? huh? i mean, when the mics and the cameras go on pick a lock, you know what i'm talking about? pick a lock. what's that red -- okay, so it's on. as it turns out, the voter i.d. laws ostensibly set up to stop nonexistent inn-person voter fraud have the residual effect of disenfranchising and suppressing actual eligible voters. disproportionately of the minority, poor, and elderly variety or, as they are sometimes known, democrats. (laughter) of course, that law has been challenged in the courts and we are expecting a ruling -- (laughter). all right, just roll the ruling. >> we have breaking news right now. a judge has issued a decision in pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law. >> jon: all those without voter i.d. must gay marry whils
Comedy Central
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. there should be a law against that. it should stop. however, over time, we came to define dirt as a pollutant and we came to define navigable waters as your back yard. we tell the story of robbie wrigley, who was given 84 months in prison, had in prior criminal history, 84 months, no parole, her dad got ten years and her dad's partner got ten years. their crime is putting clean dirt on dry land in a residential development that the government says it's a wetland, and that's insane. >> that was the case. that wasn't an e.p.a. wasn't that a jury? >> it's e.p.a. rules. it's e.p.a. rules and courts that come up with it. you're right, it went through a jury. sometimes jurors have made mistakes. we have had juries put people on death row and it was a mistake. >> jon: i'm not so familiar with the case, but wasn't the complaint he was flooding other people's backyards and wouldn't like... there was a... he wouldn't stop and he actually was causing damage? >> it's sort of interesting. he's convicted under something called the rico statute, anti-racketeering things. >> jon: he was running a dirt syndic
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